Playing for our lives, 1st Movement (Cassatt String Quartet)

First movement of Playing for our lives (2012) for string quartet, written as a memorial and tribute to the music and musicians of the Terezin concentration camp, located outside Prague during World War II.
Commissioned by and performed here by the Cassatt String Quartet (Muneko Otani and Jennifer Leshnower, violins; Sarah Adams, viola; Nicole Johnson, cello.